Tag Archives: Hershey

Wacky Wednesdays – Whatchamakillit!

I thought it would be fun to present another Wacky Wednesdays post, this time focusing on a contemporary candy bar offering.  So I called upon the most recent Wacky Packages series and found a great title that is a parody … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Return of Life Savers Stick-O-Pep!

I’m often delighted by the surprises that my interest in confection brings.  From learning about vintage products that I never knew existed to looking on a current store shelf and being shocked at what I’m seeing.  It was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Hershey’s New Candy Cane Bar!

Every year there are always new candy packages and products released for the Christmas holiday season.  One brand new item that I found particularly striking from the packaging standpoint was Hershey’s Candy Cane bar.

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Candy-Alert!! — Hershey’s Rally Bar Returns!

I’m excited to announce that Hershey’s classic 1970’s Rally bar has returned to shelves across the nation!  Because of this unexpected-and-groovy news, I’m preempting the start of our Halloween Countdown coverage today to look back at the history of the … Continue reading

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The Sidekick and the Fast Break – A Dual-Identity Bar!

Though “the Sidekick and the Fast Break” may sound like the title of a 1980’s buddy film, it actually represents  the two names under which a single bar was launched just over a decade ago.

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Easter Week Countdown – Twizzler’s Tweeterz!

It’s Easter-Eve, and I wanted to squeeze in one extra post before I wrap up my Easter Week tomorrow.  I also wanted to share this fun little mid-2000’s offering called Tweeterz; candy-coated Twizzler bits made especially for the Easter holiday.

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Top Secret! When Hershey of Canada let Consumers Name a Bar!

Checking my files and my memories of various candy promotions, I can’t recall any instance of a major candy company letting consumers vie for a chance to name a bar.  But sometime around the year 2000, that’s just what Hershey … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Slayday!

It’s time for another edition of Wacky Wednesdays, and once again I’m going to tap Topps’ most recent Halloween Postcard release for today’s subject.  We’re going to be taking a look at Slayday, one of the bonus parody offerings from … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown: Hershey’s 1982 Holiday Gift Catalog!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everyone!  It’s December 25th – Christmas Day – so I wanted to share something a bit different and hopefully a bit special with you. For today’s topic, I picked my Hershey Holiday Gift catalog from … Continue reading

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Milk Duds – 86 Years and 40 different packages!

Milk Duds is a confectionery classic that was first sold in 1926 by the Holloway company of Chicago.  It’s a pretty simple bit of candy as so many classics are; a chewy nugget of caramel surrounded by a tasty chocolatey … Continue reading

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